[Ffmpeg-devel] build broken again...

Rich Felker dalias
Tue May 10 18:09:09 CEST 2005

On Tue, May 10, 2005 at 01:07:48PM +0200, Erik Slagter wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-05-09 at 16:07 -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> > Other way around: non-pic only fails on broken and idiotic archs
> > wasting speed. Speed is what matters; memory doesn't. And you won't
> > waste much memory unless you're running a bloated gui system anyway,
> > since most libs are only loaded very few times.
> If you're going to load each dynamic library as many times as the
> programs that use them, you might as well use static libraries. No, that
> does not mean I now favor these.

Actually static libraries are much better in this case, and actually
in many real-world cases even with PIC. With static libs, only the
functions of the library that are actually used get stored in the
binary and loaded, as opposed to the whole .so being mapped.


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